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Divided Responsibility

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To me, a professor asking a question is a professor expecting a response. In my Classical Conversations seminars, students rarely failed to provide some kind of comment when asked. More often, in fact, tutors had to help choreograph the admittance of so many eager...
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The Hobbit Retreat: What Is It?

by Matt
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
What is The Hobbit Retreat? Some of my readers will know, some will not. In October, Classical Conversations held the first of what we hope will be many “Rising to the Challenge” student retreats. The theme of this first retreat was J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. It was...
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What if Adam and Eve had been Challenge Students?

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by Brian
Tuesday, 05 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Recently, a few of our city commissioners tried to pass an ordinance that was clearly unbiblical. As I was discussing it with others, I stumbled upon a disturbing trend. While everyone I talked with agreed that the ordinance was wrong, most could not effectively...
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How to Be the Best Math Tutor

by Matt
Tuesday, 22 October, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
This morning I visited my local Classical Conversations community and observed my son’s Challenge II class and my daughter’s Challenge B class. For both, I was able to be with them during the math seminar and witness some good math teaching. I will not name the tutors...
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The Power of a Question

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by Lisa
Friday, 11 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
May I ask you a question? As a mom, I am good at that: “Are you up yet?” “Do you need some help?” “Why did you leave that here?” “Is your throat sore?” “When will you be back?” “Do you call that clean?” As a homeschool mom of two for more than a dozen years, I have...
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